December 27, 2013
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Crash Text Dummies

More about bike safety and dealing with texting behind the wheel: In the November 2013 issue of "Scientific American" David Pogue, who writes the 'TechnoFiles' column, discusses the latest research...

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December 19, 2013
High Visibility Jackets Don’t Affect How Close Motorists Pass Cyclists

Check out this interesting article on regarding high visibility jackets and then see my take on it below. This is a very interesting article. To me the most important...

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December 2, 2013
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Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists?

Check out this great article from The New York Times, and then read below on how I take bike safety a step further. This is a very important article; every...

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November 21, 2013
Bike Sharing Programs

The Economist is probably my favorite general interest, non-enthusiast magazine.  Edited in the UK, it’s been in business over 100 years and while it has a unique British perspective it...

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November 12, 2013
Bicycle Safety: Hand Signals

Since we don’t have turn signals or brake lights on bikes, at least not yet, a few simple hand signals can alert drivers to your intentions. It’s important to signal...

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November 1, 2013
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Is There a Recumbent or a Trike in Your Future?

After Adventure Cyclist published an issue about recumbents and trikes, I thought I should look into them a little more. I haven’t found a recumbent to ride yet; I’d sure...

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October 27, 2013
Texting to Someone Who is Driving May Cost You

Here's one example of why texting while driving is a threat to bike safety. In an incident in New Jersey in 2009 a teenage boy hit and very seriously injured...

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